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Chrysorrogiatissa Monastery

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Address: Main Road through village, Paphos, Cyprus
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We went there on an organised trip with S A Coaches of Paphos and stayed for a little while to walk round. Very quiet and was able to walk freely. There is a shop inside which... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Spalding, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went there on an organised trip with S A Coaches of Paphos and stayed for a little while to walk round. Very quiet and was able to walk freely. There is a shop inside which sells bottles of there wine, very interesting but one hour is plenty of time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really nice and chill place especially if you are orthodox. Nice cafe next to the church for chilling and having cypriot coffee.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This monastery is also a great visit and lovely to experience. We were not able to meet the man in charge, but our guide described him as a very special man.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really pretty monastery up in the hills to the rear of Paphos - we went as part of a organised tour and it was very quiet - it even snowed in December so wrap up if you intend to visit in Winter - nice to wander round for a hour or so

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Diss, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 30, 2016

Lovely place to see. Well worth a visit. We stopped here as part of a jeep tour. The Murals / paintings were wonderful.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 12, 2016

We were able to visit this monastery as we had a hire car. Unfortunately the museum was closed as it was December. It was interesting to see the church.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 10, 2016

Peaceful place with fabulous views. Beautiful little church surrounded by cloisters. Interesting museum. Car needed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

The history of the Monastery dates back to 1152 and is really a fascinating story and miracle. Ignatius a hermit during the feast of the Assumption saw a light in the distance to find St. Luke’s icon of the Virgin in a cave which had been lying for four centuries. With his fellow hermits Ignatius built the Monastery. When you... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016 via mobile

Absolutely stunning the work that's gone into the place is amazing.You have to cover your arms and legs and my daughter and son inlaw had to wear these wrap skirts as they had shorts on.They looked so funny.The wraps are provided.Defently worth a visit

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016

It's never easy to tell which monasteries are working and which are not - ie, which still house monks. No monks were seen here, but the church was open and the icon lamps lit. This is a very compact place with the lovely church seemingly crammed into the cloisters with little room to spare. The winery museum is fascinating and... More 

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